I don’t personally know anyone who dislikes potatoes, but this elusive species does exist, I’m told. If you don’t like potatoes (in some form or other), you be freaky IMHO, but also, you do you. Who am I to judge, I think avocados are gross. The humble potato is an unusual ingredient - it’s delicious, easily available, and incredibly popular almost everywhere around the … [Read more...] about IFT FIRST Roundup, Pt. 1: Tuber or not tuber, that is the question
After predicting 7 out of 8 food trends for 2021 accurately back in 2019, the Spoonshot team is excited to share some of the biggest predictions for food trends 2022 and beyond. We expect to see sustainability and health taking center stage for food and drink companies in the coming year, as consumers show greater concern for these issues. But both health and sustainability … [Read more...] about 9 Biggest Food Trends Predictions For 2022 & Beyond
AI Food Science Platform Announces the Publication of the Ultimate List of Bold Food & Beverage Innovators MINNEAPOLIS, March 24, 2022—Last week, at Future Food-Tech 2022 in San Francisco, Kishan Vasani, co-founder and CEO of Spoonshot, unveiled the company’s inaugural list of top innovations in the food and beverage space. Leveraging its AI #foodbrain, Spoonshot’s … [Read more...] about Spoonshot Releases Its Inaugural Top 25 “Game-Changers” Report
Gut health research shows a direct correlation to obesity and body positivity issues. Let's take a closer look at what's going on and what lies ahead for future for food and beverage manufacturers. You can never be too rich or too thin, the old adage goes. And people have not stopped obsessing over losing weight to look [enter social media of choice]-ready all the time. … [Read more...] about This Is What Gut Health Research Has To Say About Obesity
We’ve been hearing a lot about mental health and its importance, but what exactly does it entail? Mental health refers to a state of wellbeing that covers emotional, psychological, and social aspects that affect how we think, act, and feel. It is what helps us handle stress, relate to others, and make decisions. Mental health has become a very important topic over the … [Read more...] about Here’s Why CPG Companies Need to Pay Attention to Cognitive Health
It is no longer a question of if Artificial Intelligence [AI] will see greater use in the food processing industry. Instead, it is simply a question of how significantly and how swiftly AI and food industry are catching up. Imagine a world where produce is grown with heightened nutritional and flavor profiles. This produce is sorted with minimal wastage and makes its way to … [Read more...] about Top 10 Applications of AI in Food Service Industry
We don't talk about gut-health trends every day. We also don’t talk enough about fiber. We don’t obsess over it the way we do over protein and carb macros. Sure, it keeps us regular and is recommended for weight loss, but yeah, protein! We should be having around 25-30 grams of fiber daily, but most people don’t reach that. That may all be about to change, as new research is … [Read more...] about Gut-Heath Trends & Fiber: How Are The Two Linked?
The humble mushroom is well on its way to achieving superfood status. It is expanding beyond a seasonal foraged food to an ingredient that is popping up in categories from meat to medicine, addressing issues from mood to energy. We take a stronger look at the reasons behind the growing mushroom trends. Consumer interest in mushrooms has always been higher than business … [Read more...] about Mushroom Trends: Why The Mushrooms Market Is Hot?
The intersection of food, technology, and art is expanding in some weird and wonderful ways. Here’s a round-up of some coolest new food tech trends that have been catching the attention of the F&B industry. Food Tech Trends: The NFT wave One minute we’re all spamming friends and family with random forwarded JPEGs and GIFs. The next minute, these JPEGs and GIFs have … [Read more...] about 3 New Coolest Food Tech Trends To Watch Out For
Seed Butter Trends & Data: Nutrition becomes the new focus One of the more, dare we say, positive side effects of all the pandemic doomscrolling indulged in over the last year has been the growing interest in nutrition. The scramble to boost immunity has meant that conversations about the efficacy of vitamin C and zinc or vitamin D are no longer limited to doctors and … [Read more...] about Seed Butter Trends & The Products That Are Driving Demand